Art Linkletter Biography (1912-)

Full name, Arthur Gordon Linkletter, July 17, 1912, in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada; son of Fulton John and Mary (Metzler) Linkletter; married Lois Foerster, November 25, 1935; children: Jack, Dawn, Robert (died), Sharon, Diane(died). Addresses: OFFICE--8500 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Birth Details
July 17, 1912
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, Canada

Famous Works

  • Credits; PRINCIPAL RADIO WORK
  • Program director, KGB, San Diego, CA, 1934.
  • radio director, California International Exposition, San Diego, 1935.
  • radio director, Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas, 1936.
  • radio director, San Francisco World's Fair, 1937-39.
  • co-host and staff writer, People Are Funny, NBC, from 1942.
  • host, House Party, CBS, from 1944.
  • Credits; PRINCIPAL TELEVISION WORK
  • Host and executive producer, Life with Linkletter, ABC, 1950-52.
  • host, executive producer, and writer, People Are Funny, NBC, 1954- 1961.
  • host, Inside Beverly Hills, NBC, 1955.
  • Art Linkletter's House Party, CBS, 1955-70.
  • Ford Startime, NBC, 1959.
  • substitute host, The Tonight Show, NBC, 1962.
  • host, The Art Linkletter Show, CBS, 1963.
  • host, executive producer, and writer, Salute to Baseball, NBC, 1965.
  • host, Hollywood Talent Scouts, CBS, 1965-66.
  • host, Art Linkletter's Secret World of Kids, NBC.
  • Writings;BOOKS
  • People Are Funny, 1953.
  • Kids Say the Darndest Things, 1957.
  • The Secret World of Kids, 1959.
  • Confessions of a Happy Man, 1961.
  • Kids Still Say the Darndest Things, 1961.
  • A Child's Garden of Misinformation, 1965.
  • I Wish I'd Said That, 1968.
  • Linkletter Down Under, 1969.
  • Oops, 1969.
  • Drugs at My Door Step, 1973.
  • Women Are My Favorite People, 1974.
  • How to Be a Super Salesman, 1974.
  • Yes, You Can!, 1979.
  • I Didn't Do It Alone, 1979.
  • Public Speaking for Private People, 1980.
  • Writings;STAGE SCRIPTS
  • Cavalcade of the Golden West, 1940.
  • Cavalcade of America, 1941.

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